Emigration Boosts Innovation

July 2008
BizEd;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p54
The article refers to a study on the effects of emigration. According to the Canadian study, the social and professional networks of innovators such as scientists and engineers expand when they emigrate to new countries. It states that the transfer of intellect leads to the generation of new ideas and expertise which flows into the innovators' new organization as also their previous organizations. It suggests ways to companies for mitigating losses due to employee emigration.


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